Newsom orders halt to indoor dining, creates health order enforcement teams

Gavin Newsom
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes $14 billion in budget cuts due to decreased state revenue from the coronavirus. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Responding to continued spikes in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, Gov. Gavin Newsom today ordered a halt to indoor dining and barred other indoor activities at businesses such as wineries, museums and casinos in counties that have been on the state's COVID-19 "watch list," including Riverside."The bottom line is, the spread of this virus continues at a rate that is particularly concerning," Newsom said from Sacramento. "We're seeing parts of the state where we are seeing an increase not only in the total number of positive cases but a significant increase in the total number of people that are getting tested that are testing positive, meaning the positivity rate, not just the total case rate, is beginning to go up to a degree that obviously generates some conc
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